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Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
northeast. new jersey takes a direct hit. new york city especially hard hit. cabs floating down the street. subway tunnels floweded. a hospital evacuated overnight. tounds still under water in connecticut and long island and daylight is just beginning to reveal the full impact of it all, tuesday, october 30th. 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," tracking sandy, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. the damage from sandy is widespread and extensive. while the worst of it seems to be behind us, the storm is still having an impact all up and down the northeast. this was a stuation of choose your poison. some people got hit with devastating wind, others drenching rains. the storm surge did so much damage in some places it was all three of those. >> and exceeded even what forecasters had predicted, a terrible storm. many people waking up in the dark this morning. sandy officially made landfall near atlantic city, n
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Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
around the city with d.c. mayor vincent gray to assess the damage. news4's tom sherwood rode along in a caravan with the mayor. he joins us from the waterfront with an exclusive look at sandy's wake. >> reporter: the city's recovery has begun but everyone is keeping a watchful eye on the toll tome river. it is expected to rise at least through tomorrow night and everyone is worried about the debris in the water also. around the city, the nation's captain is getting back to normal. a d.c. national guard convoy prepared for the worst, took mayor vin serve gray and officials on the tour of city neighborhoods. the heavy duty vehicles weren't really needed. >> how are you doing? >> reporter: the mayor mostly reassured residents that help was underway after the glancing blow of the storm that devastated other areas like new york. the tour was part of a conference call with president obama and other mayors and governors. >> first the president once again underscored his commitment to doing everything possible to help in every state and city that has been affected by sandy. he indicated that
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Oct 29, 2012 4:30am EDT
city, 40 miles per hour. with the wind, it's just pushing further and further athis way. we're expecting high tide at 7:55. you can see the waves pushing behind me. we spoke to the governor that says that seven shelters are open across the state, three alone in the area of rehoboth. people need to take this into consideration. if you plan on leaving, you need to do so as soon as possible because you will be putting the lives of emergency responders at jeopardy if you decide to stay. back to you. >> our thanks to erica gonzalez there. >>> president obama is urging everyone in sandy's path to prepare for the worst. >> this is a serious and big storm. my first message is to all people across the eastern seaboard, the atlantic, going north, you need to take this very seriously and follow the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to be providing you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. >> the president issued that warning while touring fema headquarters here in the district. he also signed a state of emerg
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00pm EDT
for areas like rapid city, northeastern colorado, portions of nebraska, and wind advisories all the way down to memphis and into the mountains here in southwestern virginia. wind advisories for winds gusting upwards of 30, 40 miles an hour. these winds bast heck here, 60-mile-an-hour winds in the mountains of colorado. that's the kind of storm we've got moving our way. for us, we'll see our winds increase. nothing like that. what we do have for us is a chance for severe weather. let's talk about it. high pressure sliding down to the south. allowing us to get back into the southerly flow. that means more sunshine for today. nice warm temperatures today. nice warm temperatures tomorrow. even a little bit warmer, and then we'll see our frontal boundary move through. here we are at 5:00 tomorrow afternoon, and we're dry. most of the day tomorrow will be fine. don't worry about tomorrow or tomorrow afternoon. but watch what happens tomorrow evening, and tomorrow night. notice this line of thunderstorms that develops, right along i-95, and back to the west. this is right around 10:00. we'
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
city also has new plows for the trucks. these are a mixture of rubber and ceramic. they're supposed to be quieter on the city streets. they're also supposed to push more snow out of the way. the new snow trucks have also gone high-tech, able to tell which sections of the city have been treated. whatever helps to keep things moving when the cold sets in. >> hopefully they're more prepared than they usually are. like here, when we have a couple of inches of snow, the schools are closed. yeah, i mean, that makes it a little bit better. >> reporter: now, jim and doreen, the city's also debating whether or not to buy salt that heats up when it hits the ground. reporting live in northwest, adam tuss, news4. >>> no threats of any snow out there today. it was really very please act. doug kammerer here to tell us how long this might last. >> we were on the warm side of the frontal boundary. the front coming through right now. a few showers, even a few thunderstorms. right now you can see where they are, making their way through the annapolis area. now that line continues right through fairfa
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
, and the city that's cracking down on snacks. i don't like the sound of that. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, a heated exchange between nicki minaj and mariah carey stirs up some drama on the set of "american idol." you're watching "early today". >>> now here are some of your top headlines this morning. the department of homeland security is under fire for spending hundreds of millions of dollars on an anti-terror program tracking u.s. citizens. a bipartisan senate report claims dozens of so-called fusion intelligence centers have come up with mostly useless information. secretary janet napolitano's office calls the report misleading. >>> vice president joe biden's airplane, air force 2, had a pair of problems. in charlotte the flight had to do a go around due to a thunderstorm cell. later it was diverted from andrews air force base to dulles due to a low cloud ceiling. >>> pope benedict's former butler declared his innocence yesterday against charges he stole personal documents from the pontiff however he admitted photocopying the pope's priva
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. city leaders are keeping a watchful eye on the rising river. tom sherwood toured the area with mayor gray today. tom is live at the water front with what they you found. >> reporter: the weather is not very nice but a lot nicer than yesterday. there have been some people out here on the georgetown water front along the river. it won't crest until thursday after all this rain will but the city is in full clean-up mode. a d.c. national guard convoy prepared for the worst, took mayor vincent gray and official on a tour of city neighborhoods. but the heavy duty vehicles weren't really needed. how are you doing? the mayor mostly reassured residents that help was on the waafter the glancing glance of the storm that devastated other areas like new york. >> reporter: and he talked to president obama and other mayors. >> the president underscored his commitment to doing everything possible to help every state and city that's been affected by sandy. he indicated that he was prepared to make sure we cut through all red tape. so the federal assistance that's needed which is needed more by some t
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Oct 22, 2012 4:30am EDT
overnight, which is great. now we hear a warmup is on the way. >>> a live look from the hd 4 city camera under a clear sky around the region after that gorgeous weekend. now it has turned chilly. many locations in the 30s, including most of maryland, most of virginia and west virginia. in fact, near freezing parts of the shenandoah valley and into the mountains this morning. nearby suburbs, montgomery, arlington, fairfax, prince george's county upper 30s. and waldorf mid-40s. by noontime in waldorf, ought to be mid-60s with lots of sunshine. here's the hour by hour forecast for the entire region. sunrise 7:25. by noon there time mid-60s all the region. ought to hit the low 70s by midafternoon. by 6:00 p.m., still clear. back down into the 60s. a look at the rest of the week and a peek at the weekend is coming up at 4:51. a look at our traffic with kenneth burns. >> good morning, tom. >>> we are going to begin at the inner loop of the capital beltway. road work going through tysons corner and blocking center and right lanes. construction cleared northbound on 95 in virginia, leavin
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
are more concerned that the city is not prepared for the play-off crowds. d.c. transportation officials and the police say they will spread out extra staff as far as a mile from the ballpark in order to keep traffic moving. >> we're going to do the bes we can to manage the crowds. not just cars, but pedestrians. everyone tends to all go at one time. >> there are still things to be worked out but we're hopeful over the next few weeks won't be a nightmare for residents. >> the first play-off game is next wednesday. >>> enjoy this mild weather while you can. we've got changes moving in just in time for the weekend. veronica johnson has a look at the conditions out there right now. hey, v.j. >> hey there, doreen and jim. yeah, we're going to move through several seasons over the next couple of days, believe it or not. so, yeah, a lot of folks enjoying today. absolutely gorgeous conditions now that we've got the front out of here. the fog from this morning, too, again, and that cloud cover. temperatures still hanging out in the 70s, from 75 in gaithersburg, to 79 in manassas. 80 do
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Oct 25, 2012 2:05am EDT
a wrap up. >> we have run out of time. >> the windy city on the new nbc news drama called "chicago fire." we're going to talk to taylor kinney after this. >>> taylor kinney plays a brash and heroic lieutenant on the blazing hot new nbc drama. it's called "chicago fire." but lieutenant severeid is not only fighting fires but battling his own demons. >> and an addiction to painkillers. watch this. >> you got any ibuprofen? >> yes, indeed. how many do you want? >> five. >> here's two. seriously, too many can do serious damage to your kidneys, man. >> dude. >> dude. >> i couldn't get the good stuff so i go for ibuprofen. that will suffice for now. if you can't get the good stuff, just overdo it with ibuprofen. >> we had your partner jesse spencer on i guess about a week ago. what a great guy. i guess you guys developed quite a relationship, friendship and bond that shows up on the -- if we had actually seen a -- yeah. one of you together. but you said it is like a dream job for you, tell us why. >> yeah, it's a dream job. i mean, jesse, our two characters there's a lot of tension betwe
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Oct 10, 2012 2:05am EDT
recently moved here from alabama and wonder if you have comments about dating in the city. >> keep talking, keep talking. >> roll tide. >> oh, that got them going. >> see that southern charm? >> keep talking. >> because bob wants to come across right now. >> excuse me. >> in a big city, though, it is daunting. so what are some good dating tips. >> there's a lot of people out there that's absolutely true. again, the same thing with honesty. you get out there, meet people whether it's bars or friends setting up. which is sometimes a little tricky. >> iffy. >> i found the best thing, unfortunately, i've had a lot of experience in this, you have to be honest. if you're not honest, you're not going to get what you want. sometimes people walk away. that's fine. it means they're not looking for the same thing. >> if you face anything on a false, hoda, you're not going to keep what you get. >> i also think you should get to know the city. it's probably a lot of fun and exciting guys out there. don't jump on the first one you meet, necessarily. there's going to be another exciting guy. >> look at h
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Oct 16, 2012 11:00am EDT
all we want in theaters all over the city. it's important to do a little pomp and circumstance so that the shakespeare audience can say hey, i want to go see that later. >> you are going to moderate something called ramp, what is that? >> it's a pre-show festival where we show experimental work and works in progress. i get the audience there, about 50 people at a time speed dance dating and asking questions. the artists know what is connecting with their audiences. >> let's get a peek of what we might see this weekend. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> wonderful. one of the many groups performing beginning thursday, actually. >> right. >> are tickets still available? >> yes. we usually sell out. get tickets early and buy many of them. >> shakespeare theater. thank you for coming. last two weekends, right? >> thank you so much for coming. >>> 11:27 is the time. coming up, a pay increase for security. we are going tell you how much. plus, we are already talking about snow. the tools that are supposed to help keep your streets clear out there. tom kierein lets maryland schools are number one in ame
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Oct 18, 2012 4:00am EDT
new york city headquarters of the federal reserve. prosecutors say he was inspired by osama bin laden and that he tried to recruit others from across the country not realizing those were undercover agents. >> reporter: this is the face of suspected bomber quazi muhammad nafis. this was his target, the federal reserve bank. he parked a van packed with what he thought was a thousand pounds of explosives trying to kill hundreds of thousands of new yorkers during the morning rush. >> he had the intent of creating mayhem here. >> it was a sting operation and nafis was under investigation for months. the undercovers even provided some of the fake bomb parts. but they say it was nafis who picked his target, helped build the bomb, and they only got on to him after he approached an informant about wanting to carry out a major attack. targeting america's economy is the most efficient way to draw the path of obliteration of america. his initial plot was supposed to be a suicide mission to bomb the new york stock exchange but tight security there had him change his target to the new york fed. las
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
forecast. feels great out there now. >>> there's a live view from our hd 4 city camera. there's the washington monument under a cloudy sky. we've got clouds in ahead of a front coming through. by 7:00 a.m. in la plata. maybe a few sprinkles in charles county. a greater chance for passing showers. hour by hour through the afternoon, passing showers, and we'll be back down to the low 0 60s by sunset. a look at the rest of the week and the weekend in ten minutes. a look at traffic with danella. >>> if you're traveling i-270 southbound at the spur, had a disabled vehicle in the right shoulder lane. it's now gone. those travel lanes are all open. also open, the dulles toll road, nice and clear from reston to the beltway, no issues to report. six minutes from hunter mill road to get to the beltway. aaron and eun? >> thanks, danella. >>> 5:13 now. people on capitol hill remembering the life of a longtime senator from pennsylvania. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than card
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Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
there, but we will see hit and miss areas of showers and storms all the way from many of the big cities in the east. right now we're not really seeing too many problems on the storm tracker radar. yesterday we didn't see all that many nasty storms. what's going to happen is the weather pattern is going to change. we have a big area of low pressure that's going to be moving down from the north and swing a cold front through the northern plains. today will be in the 80s. enjoy today. temperatures will take a big dip. it will track across the border of the u.s. and canada. behind it the coolest air of the season. ma areas if you haven't had a frost or freeze yet, you will, including colorado. there's a potential that some areas could see snow in the northern rockies, maybe some spots of colorado as we go throughout friday into saturday. today you're in the 80s in areas of montana. tomorrow will be the 40s. enjoy it in minneapolis. the warmest day you'll have. middle of the country looks gorgeous. numerous showers on the eastern seaboard. you do need the umbrella in many of the areas if you
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Oct 23, 2012 4:00am EDT
deeply personal claim. >>> and the most affordable cities to live in the united states. cities to live in the united states. is yours one of them? captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. after the third debate between president obama and republican nominee mitt romney, there are just 14 days left before american voters choose their next president. according to a cbs news instant polls on uncommitted voters, president obama was a clear two to one victor with 53% saying he won. governor romney got 23%. 24% called it a tie. a cnn orc national poll called it closer with 48% saying obama won while 40% picked obama. for more we go to nbc's steve handlesman who's in florida for us. steve, good morning. >> reporter: hi, lynn. thanks. good morning from boca raton, florida. the debate here last night was clearly the most combative so far. though surprising to some, not on the issue of libya. mitt romney was able to make his larger point, his claim that america is weaker now overseas than it was four years ago. mitt romney and barack obama came to thei
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Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, officials navigated the 170,000-pound shuttle through the city, carefully avoiding trees, street lights, and even coming within inches of some buildings. why'd you want to come see it? >> because it looks really big. and cool. >> oh my god. huge. really huge. it's amazing to see that this was in space and now it's here in our city. >> reporter: last night engineers were faced with one of their most difficult maneuvers yet, getting "endeavour" across the 405 freeway. this morning, the shuttle made its first stop at the historic forum in englewood for a special ceremony. >> "endeavour" is a true national treasure and i'm extremely pleased to welcome it to the new home here in southern california. >> reporter: later in the day, after a delay due to maintenance on the transporter and maneuvering challenges, fans were treated to a special musical performance arranged by famed choreographer debbie allen. "endeavorer's" new home the california science center where officials hope it will inspire future generations of astronauts. stephanie stanton, nbc news, los angeles. >>> here at home,
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Oct 31, 2012 2:05am EDT
wondering where the manliest city in the united states is -- >> it isn't here. sorry, guys, it ain't new york. >> they did the study and the way they narrowed it down, found the places with the most gyms, steakhouses, home depots and the ones with the least number of manicure and pedicure places and hair salons. here are the top five manliest cities in the united states of america. >> number five is birmingham, alabama. >> number four is nashville, tennessee. >> i love myself some nashville. >> number three. >> memphis, which is a lot like nashville. >> number two is columbia, south carolina. >> are you noticing a southern trend? >> yes. and number one, the manliest city in the country is, oklahoma city, oklahoma. >> wow. >> okay. there you have it. anything? >> my wife is from there. >> thank y for that. >> is she rather manly? >> no! no, i did not! i said my wife is from there. i was about to say, she knows manly men, that's why she chose me. >> why did she leave the manliest city in america to come to new jersey and marry you? >> because she wants the manliest man but in the most
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
reports now, mayor gray is promising the city will handle the traffic and the crowds if you're heading out to the games. >> reporter: heavy traffic at the ballpark. as thousands of fans were heading to see the championship nats play the last regular season game against the phillies before the nats' postseason begins next week. poli were deployed as usual, but the crowd control was just a warm-up for the crowds expected for the play-offs in and around the stadium. >> we will have an appropriate number who will be visible, present at the stadium to make sure that it is secure, that the fans enjoy themselves, that we have a good event. >> reporter: public safety officials said several hundred officers would be on standby. but disputed some media reports that hundreds of officers will be diverted from neighborhoods. >> what we have done is to make arrangements to cover any eventuality during the play-offs. there will be no disruption to normal police activities in the neighborhood. >> reporter: mayor vincent gray acknowledged the police duties, even the president may attend the game. but s
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
on friday. the winds are at 45 miles per hour in rehoboth. they're at 40 in ocean city. the rain is starting to come down. the water has picked up significantly out in the ocean. we're three to four feet above normal. again, this is just a taste of what we will be experiencing here along the coast. we spoke with many residents here in rehoboth that said they are not taking the chance. a lot of people told us the only thing they have to compare it to is the ash wednesday storm of '62 for those here along the coastal region, a they will not take those same chances as that storm of '62 because meteorologists have said this is going to be significantly larger. some of the new models showing this is now a system that's about 900 miles across. it is something that is really going to be epic. governor jack marckel saying that people should not take any chances. seven shelters are set up in the ate of delaware, three in rehoboth, and two of them are taking pets. >> if you're going to a shelter, you need to realize you're getting space on the floor. you need a sleeping bag, pillow, books. th
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Oct 24, 2012 2:05am EDT
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
worried in the city of jacksonville about the georgia/florida football game on saturday. they're asking tailgaters and folks heading to that game to really make sure that they use their best judgment. don't go in the water, don't bring out a lot of loose things like umbrellas and tarps and things like that that will be blowing around. when you talk about 100,000 people out tailgating in that sort of thing, we could certainly get into trouble in a big hurry. from there, that is where potentially the bigger concern lies as we watch a storm that we've never seen on the modern meteorology maps potentially unfold for the northeast. details about that are uncertain. bau high impact, multi-million dollar event could be in the making. jim cantore. back to you. >> multi-million dollar event potentially billions of dollars because it's going to impact such a big area, washington, d.c., and of course the i-95 corridor has the biggest population in the country. all affected by this storm. we want you to stay tuned with us. live web chat going on right now. if you have questions about sandy g
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Oct 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
patients at a new york city hospital are being moved to other facilities. the backup generator failed. dozens of ambulances rushed to new york university's tisch hospital. those patients included 20 babies from the neonatal intensive care unit. at this point, as we understand, everyone is doing okay. >> sandy is being plamd for five deaths in new york state, two of those victims are young boys. the 11 and 13-year-old boys died when a tree struck their home in westchester county. a 15-year-old and 20-year-old were also in the home but not seriously hurt. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray plans to drive around the city today with the coast guard to assess the damage. >> he is likely to see a lot of trees down. news 4's megan mcgrath is live in cathedral with a look at the damage there. >> reporter: we have changed our location since we last spoke to you. we are down on cathedral avenue. we have a large tree that has fallen completely across the roadway. no traffic getting through. it's a big tree. going to take a little work to get out of here this morning. we're seeing pockets of dama
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Oct 12, 2012 11:00am EDT
sweating. >> reporter: let me diagnose you, nats fever. feel what the nats are doing for our city right now, they are energizing, invigorating. playing hard, making us proud. >> it's been amazing. the energy here in d.c. is electric. people with nats hats on everywhere. it's great to be part of something as exciting as this. >>reporter: these die hards spent the night camped out in chairs staying warm in their cars or bundled up in fear of losing their sacred spot in line. >> you get the fleece and tie the ends. it keeps me warm when i'm waiting. >> reporter: they are counting down the minutes waiting for the box office to open for a shot at any available seat. todd andersson isn't decked out in nats gear. he's on his way to work. >> i'm looking forward to another great night. >> reporter: a great night like last night. we held our braet waiting, hoping, hoping, hoping it ended up being the swing that saved the nationals season. >> the stars aligned for us. everything came in order. it was the ninth inning. the tenth month, the 11thday. year 12 and the 13th pitch. something had to
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the rain, too the rain is slacking off around atlantic city, toward philadelphia, atlantic city coming in with winds of 70 to 75 miles per hour. this is the eye wall, right in through portions of cape may county, new jersey. this is cape may county. this is where wildwood is, rehoboth beach right here starting to see some of the outer bands making their way through, too. we'll start to see some of these bands, this one right in here, a strong band coming across the chesapeake bay. the winds are picking up very quickly. they will stay up all night long. we're seeing numerous trees down across the region. we're looking at a lot of power outages out there. you can just see the rain continuing from the east. so right now, along 270, rockville and gaithersburg and sterling, the heavier rain right now. fredericksburg, leonardtown, also seeing that heavy rain. everywhere along the chesapeake seeing that rain. to the west, it's not rain, winchester seeing the rain, but it is snow. back towards petersburg, west virginia, around luray, around the shenandoah valley, we are seeing snow, esp
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Oct 24, 2012 11:00am EDT
host romney on sunday. it's the first stop of a three-city tour for the republican. he will visit virginia at battlefield high school. he will wrap up the day at the farm bureau amphitheater in virginia beach. romney's running mate, paul ryan will stop in bristol and charlottesville. joe biden goes to virginia beach and lynchburg saturday. >> there are major problems with absentee ballots in maryland. they heard from a voter who say he was missing a page of referendum questions. some were the most talked about questions like six on gay marriage and seven on gambling. there are a small number of ballots missing pages. if you have not voted, you can call your local election board for a new ballot. head to www.nbcwashington.com and search ballot for more information. >>> some of those campaign signs you see along roadways on your way to work may be gone, soon. road crews are removing hundreds of those signs in maryland. the state highway administration says many signs were put there illegally. this has nothing to do with politics. the highway administration says it will remove illega
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
runs away. >> i normally feel safe around here. i'm not in the city or anything, so that's a little bit terrifying. >> something's got to be done. i mean, it's definitely uncalled for. it's not okay. >> american university sent an e-mail to students to alert them about the attacks. the university is asking students to walk in groups and only in well-lit areas. >>> today marks the tenth anniversary of the beltway sniper killing spree. the first happened in a parking lot in wheaton, maryland. ten were killed and three wounded in a three-week stretch that terrified the d.c. area. police arrested muhammad and malvo. muhammad was executed and malvo is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. >>> northwest washington is remembering a prominent local professor killed in a freak accident. rhett was killed when a car jumped the curb while he was walking his dog. the driver had a medical emergency. he was a history professor and a fixture in the penn quarter neighborhood. >> the mayor of penn quarter is what i would call him. he would be out on his rounds checking on things
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00am EDT
live view from the city camera. high clouds streaming over the metro area. 57 at reagan national. dew point 46. it's fairly dry and thankfully a calm wind. otherwise, this morning, when it was down near freezing, the wind like we had the last couple mornings made it a colder feeling. right now, prince george's county, upper 50s. mid-50s in montgomery. much of northern virginia and maryland, milder on the bay. annapolis, 60 degrees. shenandoah valley, chilly, low and mid-50s there. 40s in western maryland. the highlands in west virginia. eastern shore, most locations are around 60 degrees. they are the high clouds streaming over the region now. mostly clear over the mountains. we have a big area of high pressure that's holding throughout much of the eastern half of the country. there's a front moving in closer to st. louis. it may cause rain problems for the game there and perhaps later for the game in detroit as the national league and american league championship series continues. as we take a look forward over the next several hours and into the afternoon and evening, increasin
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Oct 31, 2012 4:30am EDT
. hoboken, just across the hudson river from new york city, was hit hard by rising flood waters. wnbc is live with more on the damage. >> reporter: good morning. we are live here in hoboken, and the devastating flooding is definitely taking the city by storm. nearly two feet of flooding taking place op this street going down as far as the eyes can see. cars are under water, and people are still stranded in their homes and apartments. i had an opportunity to speak with the police department here in hoboken, and they were trying desperately to save theese people. also, the military, the national guard has come in, using their special military cars to come in with the flooding. what's so special about the cars, they have the engine on top which prevents them from shutting down dung high water situation. the power shut down. we had to be escorted to this area by the police so we would not get hurt. meanwhile, they are pumping out millions and millions of gallons of water. right in front of me, you can't see it, they are pumping out a parking garage that has 2 million gallons, and th
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Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. - ta da. what do you see? - your new city council office. - yes. and it is across the courtyard from your office, so we can wave at each other. but it is also pawnee's newest and most exclusive cigar club, tom's smokehouse. - whoa! "smoke dog." - and the tommy haverford member's chair. - now you're talking. man, jamm's gotta be pretty mad at us. - i ain't scared of him. he's a punk. to making things happen. - i'll puff to that. i do not like this. his first television interview since his company stock suffered a terrible fall. the founder of facebook, mark >> democrats like to drink rum and tequila. >> republicans like sam adams beer. >> have you noticed how much is gluten free. tonight the food hype sweeping the nation and why watching football on tv may never be the same. that and more as "rock center" gets underway. >> good evening and welcome to "rock center" tonight. about last night they now estimate 67 million of us watched a very energized mitt romney cruise to a consensus victory over president obama in their first of three debates. this now throws something of a change
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Oct 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
short of passing. new york city passed a law last month that banned the sale of super size soft drinks. several businesses are fighting to repeal that law. >>> a mini announcement by apple. it's widely believed the company will unveil the ipad mini today. the smaller version of the ipad is expected to have an eight-inch screen and use the new dot connector unveiled on the iphone 5. the price is still unknown, but estimates range from $250 to more than $300. there are reports it could be called the ipad air. the announcement is scheduled for 1:00 this afternoon. not to be outdone, microsoft is unveiling its new tablet called surface this week. >> and the other companies will come out with something else. >> it's a fight to get one before christmas. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," no time for the hospital. the unexpected delivery on the side of the beltway. >>> plus why it may now pay to own a home in the d.c. area. >>> this morning people in northern california are cleaning up from some wild weather. here's a look at one of several funnel clouds spotted near sacramento. the national weathe
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Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
nation's largest city with the governor of new york. also tonight, our first view from the air and the moment of crisis. the heros who came to the rescue and a big hospital plunged into darkness. "nightly news" begins now. >>> now nbc news headquarters in new york, this is nbc "nightly news" with brian williams. >> a huge portion of the eastern seaboard is crippled tonight. millions of views cannot see this broadcast because they're headed into another night in the dark. a huge area of the country on its knees where life has ground to a halt because of this one storm. the death toll is now at least 40. the biggest city in the country has been staggered, power is out for more than 8 million homes and businesses and that's an early low-ball estimate across 15 states. an early guess at the cost of this storm would begin at 0 billion in damage and lost business and the map of the atlantic coastline, especially the jersey shore, has been simply redrawn in some areas. the president is touring the damage in new jersey tomorrow. today he told the folks across this entire region america is with
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Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
. city workers had a hard time wrangling a flock of swans. each year the birds are rounded up for medical exams and they're checked out and vaccinated before being returned into the lake. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins. giving the sad face. >> i think the swans are more at risk from those guys than they are from the elements. >> apparently swans can be a little vicious. >> yes. >> they can attack. a few people on our staff have said they have been attacked. i've never heard of this before. >> an unusual way of helping the swans, that's all i'm saying. good morning, everyone. not much rain out there. the state of michigan is the exception. we had a cold front slicing through chicago last night and this is where some of the light rain has fallen. the weather map, there's not a lot of action on it. the big storm is north of the great lakes. we'll swing the cold front on through. the eastern seaboard is a little better. there's a little bit of drizzle around new york city and new jersey. the bulk of the rain be is aro
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Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm EDT
warnings from delaware and ocean city and rehoboth. take a look at some of the rainfall amounts we've gotten already. upwards two and three inches of rain. annapolis, over three. baltimore, over three inches of rain. close to four in pax river. those inland locations, same story. picking up the high rainfall totals. this system, again, so large, affecting a lot of people. not just at the coast, but well inland. we're going to see this through the overnight period. as we get into the western locations of west virginia, where snowshoe already had six inches of snow. they're expecting about two to three feet of snowfall by the time they get to wednesday late. so flood warnings remain up through tomorrow. with five to ten inches of rain in the forecast. through loudoun county and sharpsburg, and little falls will have high water rising several feet above average, as we move through the rest of today and tomorrow. again, all with sandy making its way ashore in the next couple of minutes, we think, around cape may, southern area of new jersey, north of rehoboth. and that weather front off t
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00am EDT
lemonade shaker guy is here. he's a favorite. we'll ask how the fans in each city are different. >>> two searches for missing teens. in maryland, montgomery county police are looking for this 15-year-old of rockville. he was last seen at the wheaton community center monday around 2:00 in the afternoon. 5'8", 210 pounds. he likes to spend time in the wheaton shopping center. if you have information about his where abouts, please contact police. >>> the second search is in fairfax, virginia where another teen went missing on monday. this 17-year-old was last seen dropping off his brother at wt high school in fairfax. a short time later, his car was found a mile and a half away. police and bloodhounds are combing the area and have found nothing. inside the car was a receipt from dunkin' doughnuts. his father says it's unusual. >> he's still here somewhere. we have to find him. he hasn't run away. he hasn't tried to run away. >> as of now, police say there's no indications of foul play. >>> police are casing an alexandria park for a person in an attempted sex assault. a man began talking to
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Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
, flooding in the city's tunnels and subway stations. this posted on twitter. water just pouring into the tunnel. transit officials saying it could take up to four days just to pump that floodwater out. at the live desk, angie goff, news 4. >> angie, thank you. >>> this morning people are surveying the damage left from sandy's impact. much of it has to do with downed trees. news 4's melissa mollet live in alexandria. melissa, we're hearing one tree left a whole neighborhood dark. >> not exactly sure which tree took down the power line. not one house has any power. take a look over this way. this is one tree that came down. take a look at all the debris, a lot of it here still in the roadway. you can tell that somebody came through, cut things, and sort of moved them around out of the way. let's take a look across here. we're at commonwealth and myrtle. look at this tree. i know this is really hard to see in the dark, but this tree is just massive. take a look at this. i'm going to stand next to it. you can see just how high it is. lots of trees. i'm going to be keeping an eye on things li
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Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
along the northeast for the big cities in the next couple of days. so i hope that people are watching this and heeding those warnings because the winds, as sandy comes ashore, are going to be much stronger along the east coast than what i am feeling right now. back to you, jenna. >> julie, stay safe. julie martin, thank you very much. >>> now let's head about 400 miles off the east coast to asbury park, new jersey. al roker is there tracking sandy's every move. al, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning to you, jenna. and of course asbury park the home of rock 'n' roll and bruce springsteen but this is different rock 'n' roll happening here as sandy makes its way onshore to the south of here. right now this is the latest on sandy. 260 miles south/southeast of cape hatteras, north carolina. it's 395 miles east of new york city. 75-mile-per-hour winds, northeast moving at 13 miles per hour. tropical force winds extend out 520 miles from the center of the storm, and that's going to be the big problem. as this system comes onshore it is certainly going to leave its mark. officials
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
. and try bounty napkins. here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. new york partly sunny, 72 degrees. 90 in miami. 69 in chicago. 84 in dallas. hot in los angeles, 101. let's check your national forecast. stormy day in the south. northern mid-atlantic and southern new england. showers and thunderstorms are possible from the great lakes to the southern plains. in sports this morning another classic show down between the giants and eagles turns into a thriller in philadelphia. fourth quarter giants eli manning's pass incomplete. on the drive there's three interference calls. eagles hold on to beat the giants 19-17. freak accident during a pre-game warm up. both are out of the game against the bucs. robert griffith pushed the skins up by ten. the bucs will come back, a minute-and-a-half in the game. the third field goal is nailed. puts tampa bay up by one. griffin scrambles 15 yards down the 26 yard line. skins come back against the bucs 24-22. in baseball just three games left in the season and detroit is one game closer to making the playoffs. all the offense
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Oct 13, 2012 12:35am EDT
♪ and everybody go uh! boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our first guest is an academy award and golden globe-nominated actress whose new film, "here comes the boom," is in theaters today. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the lovely salma hayek pinault. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: salma, you look gorgeous. >> thank you. >> jimmy: as always. thank you for coming back to our program. we love having you here. >> always so much fun. >> jimmy: every time you come here, you always kind of give me beauty tips, fashion tips. >> i remember. no, beauty, beauty. >> jimmy: that's it, beauty. >> i ca
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Oct 23, 2012 11:00am EDT
increase. right now, partly sunny in washington. there's the live view from the nbc 4 hd city camera. 64 at reagan national. humidity is up a little bit. still comfortable. we have a calm wind now. look at the autumn glory we have in southern maryland. this is in st. mary's county. this was sent in of a gorgeous sugar maple tree they planted there 24 years ago. look at it now. beautiful there in maryland in st. mary's county sent to weather@nbcwashington.com. this was sent in by amy. absolutely gorgeous there. a lot of leaves came off that tree. look at this beautiful tree. this is on the cam pause of mary washington in fredericksburg sent in by tanasha whittaker. send yours to weather@nbcwashington.com. we will share. the last 12 hours, a disturbance passing to the north spreading light showers along the pennsylvania border across northern maryland. it's passing north of the metro area. clouds from the system are passing through for another couple hours then more sun by the afternoon. right now, under the clouds, where it's raining, they have had the light rain from out in western m
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Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm EDT
? 52. well, again, that's in the city. take a look in the suburbs. already down to 39 in frederick. 41 in gaitherburg. so you can see where the coldest air is. you could see some frost out there. there are no frost advisorieadv however, as this area has seen the end to the growing season. the frost will not come tonight as i don't think temperatures will drop below that critical mark. now, as far as the rain is concerned, no rain to talk about. next 12, 24, maybe even 48 hours before we see our next chance of rain. but we do have some high clouds coming in. clear skies with temperatures to crawl even more. the temperatures are not going to go down all that much more. right now, we're at 41 in many locations. if we didn't have the cloud cover, we uld be all the way down into the low 30s. but because of the clouds, we will be a little bit warmer. i think temperatures in the mid to upper 30s for most of you back to the west. 36 in martinsburg and 36 in frederick. that's where you could see some frost there. temperatures may rise tomorrow morning. maybe around 41 degrees over towards m
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Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm EDT
restaurant. the new york city health department said there are major hygiene and cleanliness problems at their jo ann's restaurant. they gave it a grade pending status, the egive lent to a c. they found unwashed food prep services, no hand washing facilities near the kitchen and food placed in areas ripe for contamination. the store manager said they will dispute that grade in court. >>> once inseparable hollywood couple is separating. what arnold schwarzenegger is saying about his boys. >>> how would you like to be the driver who got a hand-written note from ben affleck. billy bush is out in l.a. billy, ben slipped a note on the windshield of another driver's vehicle. unfortunately it's because he hit the guy's car. >> yeah. i'm sorry, i'm still trying to get over lady gaga's restaurant. >> don't go there. >> oh, dear. it's just -- okay. yeah, ben, everything's going right for him. he's written, produced, directed, acting in the fantastic argo, getting a lot of oscar buzz. over the weekend, however, he was backing his car out of a parking space and he dinged another guy's front mirror,
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
will be in the 30s. 38 to the coolest areas, 45 in the city. damp, fog and drizzle early in the morning. not the best start to our tuesday. tomorrow afternoon, cloudy early. clearing late. temperatures 55 to about 59 degrees. that clearing will take place from the west, and then move towards the east during the afternoon. high of 69 on your wednesday, 64 on thursday with some sunshine. 67 on friday. right now, it looks like the warmest time will actually be the weekend. 67 on saturday. 75 on sunday. that ahead of another frontal boundary. that will give us nice warm winds out of the southwest, about 20, 30 miles per hour on sunday. >> a little breezy. but very nice. >>> coming up, a dog walker was attacked and murray went missing. well, he has been found. >>> the gay marriage debate on monday night football. stay tuned. >>> i'm carol maloney at camden yards. coming up in sports, the nats trying to get out of st. louis. holding all the cards. >>> and the latest on the concussion suffered by robert griffin iii. mike shanahan tells us what it will take for him to play this ♪ ♪
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
city hit some snags. crews had to carefully maneuver the massive shuttle around trees, buildings, and ewe tillitil tillity poles. hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets to see the shuttle. the exhibit will open october 30th. what a sight that was. >> just what l.a. traffic needed was the space shuttle navigating downtown. >> like something out of a horror flick. >> i still always thought it was prettier when it was flying because that's what it was built to do, you know? that shot over the golden gate bridge and when it came down over the national mall, just amazing. >> an amazing sun going down today. >> good looking day outside today and a beautiful sundown on the way, everybody. so if you haven't got anything to do right about 6:30 this evening, as soon as this newscast is over, you are safe to go outside and look at the western sky because it will be, jim you have to wait until the end of the news, you must, of all people, wait. >> okay. >> it's going to be a beautiful evening. temperature made 76 degrees today, and the courtesy of a south wind and an increasing amount
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Oct 19, 2012 4:00am EDT
was. rapid city had an 80 mile per hour dust. with the drought conditions, you're bound to have dust storms like that all over yesterday. the worst travel weather is heading for new england. we've had heavy rain heading through the areas of pennsylvania overnight. reading, allentown, heading up into the cat skills. as of now it's not into the philadelphia new york city area but eventually that rain will move in towards the peak of the rush hour. coming off the ocean we're watching some areas of rain covering all of long island, connecticut, and soon to be heading up into massachusetts. it will be a rainy, wet day today in all of new england. that's probably where the worst of the travel weather is. it's not great in the great lakes. this is a huge storm just sitting here right over the top of lake michigan. it will slowly be on the move today and tomorrow and get out of our way most of the weekend. chilly light rain and showers in wisconsin through indiana. high pressure over texas. low over lake michigan. it will be a breezy day from kansas to missouri right into areas of kentucky a
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
cloud. could couldn't bring you the city cam shot. it's just so shocked in. the fog and a look at our building there at nbc universal. lets's take a look at those visibleties right now. again, they're pretty row. they're down to a half mile, a third of a mile from winchester to camp springs. so all through the area, even d.c. down to a half mile visibility. i think by tomorrow morning, we're talking a quarter mile visibility and lower. and not just here. if you were going to travel to philadelphia, to new york, state college down to roanoke, this whole pocket through the mid atlantic, it's looking at foggy conditions. there were some school delays this morning down in southwest virginia as the rain ended. we've got the same kind of deal going only here now for tomorrow morning. so that's why i think there could be one or two counties with school delays tomorrow morning. 72 degrees, our temperature. we've got a northeast wind. still, there's some showers out there making their way around warrington crossing over i-66. tomorrow morning, it's drizzle more than anything and, again, a
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Oct 18, 2012 10:00pm EDT
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Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the best schools. the winner will take on the champs for an outright city championship. they're ready around here. >> we're definitely in favor of it. i think it was more in the future, i think the schools will be a part of the city title games as well. >> reporter: if the knights do work now, it will be next to impossible to dodge them in the future. in the meantime, it's business as usual. progress reports, workout sessions, and the reality for most these guys is that this is the only way out. >> obviously, if i wasn't playing football, i probably would have done so much other things. but i'm glad i got football. it keeps me away from doing things. do i really want to do this, i might not play, or i might lose everything i got. i've always got football in the back of my mind. >> reporter: last year lineman eddie goldman was the crown jewel of the class that saw 19 youngsters get full ride football scholarships. goldman's at florida state. >> i think beyond just the recognition, i think it's telling us we are doing the right things. there are a lot of sacrifices being made. at
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Oct 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
city and so if you haven't got a plan and you need something to do today go on out to the beach. last good beach day for a long time as well. temperatures promise to plummet by this time tomorrow. currently we are in the upper 50s to low and mid 60s around the area. a very mild october morning today. there are rain drops just to the west of i-81 across far western maryland and into the mountains of west virginia. they are associated with a cold front which will be coming through here today. it might wring out a quick couple showers even in the metro area. late morning through mid afternoon today. so expect a scattered shower chance today. certainly not a washout. we're off to a dry start. it'll be warm today. well up into the 70s once again. we'll start to cool down late tonight and by tomorrow it'll be much, much chillier indeed. the terps are at home in college park taking on the demon deacons. 71 degrees at kickoff. as i mentioned only a 30% chance of rain. if you need to see your team on tv tell me who is playing, when they're playing, where they're playing send it to the address
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
terror attack on the federal reserve building in new york city. a 21-year-old man now in custody in new york after trying to detonate what he thought was a bomb by remote control. >>> rough and tumble, president obama and governor romney took their fireworks from the debate to the campaign trail. they share the stage at a charity event tonight. >>> and thin ice. that's what this guy thought he was about to encounter as he prepares to take a chilly dip. unfortunately for him, it was frozen solid. he's okay, but his ego is badly bruised today, thursday, october 18th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. the suspect in that terror plot came to this country a little earlier this year on a student visa. but authorities say his real motivation was to carry out a deadly attack on americans. >> he was arrested wednesday after he allegedly tried to set off what he thought, according to investigators was a bomb at the federal reserve in lower manhattan. but th
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